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Huawei’s founder faces fight for company and family

Beijing, China | AFP | Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei survived food shortages during China’s Cultural Revolution, but now the reclusive billionaire identified as “Individual-1” in a US indictment faces an existential fight for his family and company. Ren, 74, founded Huawei in 1987 with just 21,000 yuan ($5,600) and watched …

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Ottawa’s envoy in China meets with second detained Canadian

Ottawa, Canada | AFP |  Ottawa’s ambassador to Beijing has met with the second Canadian detained in China on suspicion of threatening national security, Canada’s foreign ministry said Sunday. The ministry said Ambassador John McCallum had met with Michael Spavor, a business consultant, two days after meeting with another detained …

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Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

Vancouver, Canada | AFP | A Canadian court has granted bail to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the United States, as diplomatic tensions turned to the detention of a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, was released on Can$10 million …

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Canadian former diplomat detained in China amid tensions

Washington, United States | AFP |  A Canadian former diplomat has been detained in China, the think tank where he now works said Tuesday, amid Beijing’s outrage over the arrest of a senior technology executive. The International Crisis Group said it was aware of reports of the detention of Michael …

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Huawei launches new tablet in flagship phone hiatus

Barcelona, Spain | AFP | China’s Huawei launched a new laptop and tablet on Sunday as it seeks to cement its place among the world’s three biggest electronic device manufacturers. The laptop, the Matebook X Pro, and the tablet, the MediaPad M5, were presented on the eve of the opening of …

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